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Moving to South Africa

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Britannia Fleet has over 40 years experience with migrating families to South Africa and can offer a varied range of services. We cover areas of the North West such as Liverpool, Preston, Southport, Warrington, Lytham and Blackpool with regular shipments to all major provinces such as Durban, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth.

Moving to South Africa

Getting a quotation


To get a FREE NO OBLIGATION QUOTATION please call us on 0151 482 0432 and we will arrange for our experienced surveyor to visit your home at a time and date convenient to you and assess the volume of items to shipped, packing and any other requirements you may have for your international shipment.


Once you have been provided with your quotation you will be assigned a friendly coordinator to assist throughout your international move to South Africa.


Available services


  • Full container shipping to South Africa
  • Part load shipping to South Africa
  • Baggage shipping to South Africa
  • Crated LCL shipping to South Africa
  • Car or Motorbike shipping to South Africa
  • Shipping from South Africa back to UK


Full container shipments


If your consignment is a full house removal then we would suggest a sole use container, this has great advantages when planning your overseas move.


 Length mmWidth mmHeight mmCapacity M³
20′ General Purpose58932337238832.9
40′ General Purpose1201423372388  67
40′ High Cube1201423372667 75.8
Average Transit Times    
Cape Town / Durban5-7 weeks   
Johannesburg5-7 weeks   


Groupage container shipments


We operate a regular part load consolidation service to all areas of South Africa. This service is ideal for small consignments or loads and usually takes between 8 to 12 weeks door to door, however this can vary depending upon the volume being shipped or customs delays.


International packing service/bar code labelling


This is the most important aspect of your international shipment and Britannia Fleet will provide highly trained removers to pack and wrap all your small items into export quality cartons to ensure that they are transported safely and all furniture will be export wrapped or crated accordingly. Once prepared all consignments will be inventoried and will be bar coded before loading, this will ensure that no items are left at origin.


Once your consignment arrives in South Africa


Customs clearance usually takes between 7 to 10 days. You must be present in South Africa in order for your consignment to customs clear.


Any charges raised by customs or quarantine officials will be paid by Britannia agent who will seek reimbursement from you prior to delivery.


Your household goods and personal effects are allowed to enter duty fee on the basis you have owned and used for at least 12 months prior to shipment.


Destination Services following customs clearance of your consignment our Britannia member will arrange delivery to your home on a mutually convenient date (note this is based on door to door service) your household goods and personal effects will be delivered into relevant rooms as per your instruction, all effects originally packed by Britannia Fleet will be unwrapped, all cartons will be unpacked onto a flat surface and all excess packing material will be removed.


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